Analyst Ratings for Intersil Corp (ISIL)

Updated: 2017-02-14

Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for ISIL last month.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

ISIL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 22.5, implying potential capital gains of 1.53 percent. The lowest price target was 22, implying a possible loss of -0.72 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.78 percent. That number becomes 6.35 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.11 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.13 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of ISIL to grow at a rate of 96.49 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of ISIL is 0.66.

ISIL has a 52-week high of 22.76 and a 52-week low of 11.38. Currently the stock is 94.73 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.64 percent. ISIL has a P/E ratio of 63.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ISIL value stock report compares ISIL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.02 billion. ISIL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.